Fennel plant is a small herb which grows throughout the year. the indian variety is most tasty and juicy than any other variety. the juice gives a soothing effect to the throat. the fennel seeds are very popularly used as mouth freshener, and when fennel is chewed, the juice along with salaiva gives a very soothing effect to throat. besides healing the soar throat, it has digestive and temperory relief in breathing problems of asthamatic patients.